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Psychiatry Residency Graduates

The Psychiatry Residency, established in 2009, held its first graduation ceremony on June 18, 2013. 

We invite you to learn more about our graduates.

Some of our residents have been accepted into Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowships after their PGY-3 year. This information is included on the graduates pages.

2015 Graduates

Edan Gilat, MD

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Staff Psychiatrist, Ohio Health Physician Associates, Columbus, OH

Yaser Haq, MD

Medical School: St. George's University
Post-Graduate Position: Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY

Charlene Patenaude, MHS, MD

Medical School: St. George's University
Post-Graduate Position: Staff Psychiatrist, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Residents Accepted to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowships after PGY3

Shashwat Pandhi, MD, MPH

Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Alba Pergjika, MD, MPH

Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

2014 Graduates

Jisha Lovin Kuriakose, MD

Medical School: Universal College of Medical Sciences
Post-Graduate Position: Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship, The Zucker Hillside Hospital, Psychiatric Division of North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System, Long Island, NY

Residents Accepted to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowships after PGY3

Zelma Rahim, MSc, MD

Medical School: Medical School: St. George's University
Post-Graduate Position: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

2013 Graduates

Yu Dong, MD, PhD

Medical School: Tianjin Medical University
Fellowship: Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship (Consultation Psychiatry), George Washington University/Fairfax INOVA Hospital, Fairfax, VA
Post Graduate Position:  Assistant Director, Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service and Psychiatry Clerkship Director, Virginia Commonwealth University/INOVA Fairfax Medical Campus; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Valerie Sharpe, MD

Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Staff Psychiatrist, Baystate Medical Center Springfield, MA/Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine

Nelson Tauro, MD

Medical School: Sri Siddhartha Medical College
Post-Graduate Position: Staff Psychiatrist, St. Elizabeth's Physicians, Covington, KY

Ramanpreet Toor, MD

Medical School: Russian Medical State University
Fellowship: Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship (Consultation Psychiatry), Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA
Post Graduate Position:  Consulting Psychiatrist, Behavioral Health Integration Program; Acting Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine

Residents Accepted to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowships after PGY3

Lesha Shah,MD

Medical School: Ross University
Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York

Jimena Tuis Elizalde, MD

Medical School: Universidad Anahuac
Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT